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From: Preventive effects of Chlorella on skeletal muscle atrophy in muscle-specific mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 activity-deficient mice

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Consumption of Chlorella reduced oxidative stress and muscle tissue injury in ALDH2*2 Tg mice. Wild type (n =7) and control ALDH2*2 Tg mice (n =8) were fed a basal diet, while the CSD ALDH2*2 Tg mice received a Chlorella-supplemented diet (n =8). Urinary 15-isoprostane levels were measured 2 and 4 months after the initial Chlorella administration (a). After 6 months of consuming the Chlorella diet, MDA and HAE were measured in the quadriceps muscle (b). The levels of CPK (c) and CKMB (d) detectable in plasma were measured 6 months after initial Chlorella administration. Values are the mean ± SD, *p < 0.05 and **p < 0.01: significant vs. Control; # p < 0.01: significant vs. Wild type.

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